Instagram 3.0 update adds mapping feature
The latest version of Instagram is now available for both Apple and Android devices. Version 3.0 adds several optimization features that should make the popular photo sharing app easier and faster to use and allow users to report abusive comments and spam, but its new photo mapping display will be what fans notice first.
In fact, the first time users open the app after updating, they’ll be guided through the new Photo Map feature and asked which previously geotagged images they’d like to add to their map. Users can then track their own and other users’ Photo Maps via their profile. Photo Maps may prove an interesting way to learn more about another photographer, but arguably, Photo Map still lacks some of the finesse of rival photo sharing app EyeEm, which enables you to browse images taken at a specific location from all users instead of just one.
You can see a walk-through of the new feature on Instagram’s blog: